Rev. Alfred Gurney

Born1843 Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Died1898 Roehampton, Wandsworth

Life Events

1866Married Alice Blanche Gibbs in Wraxall, Somerset
1868Birth of son Cyril Gurney
1870Birth of son William Hampden Gurney
1871Death of wife Alice Blanche Gibbs

Biography and Notes

Son of Rev. Hampden Gurney (sometime Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral and Rector of St. Mary's, Bryanston Square, St. Marylebone), by Mary, 1st daughter of Henry Grey, a minister of St. Mary's, Edinburgh. Educated at King's College, London: matric. Oxford (Exeter College) 11 June 1862, BA 1866, MA1869. Of the Inner Temple 1867. Buried in Putney Vale Cemetery near Roehampton, Wandsworth. Memorial Inscription there. Will dated 17 August 1896, proved 16 January 1899.

Ordained Deacon, 1873, Priest, 1875. Curate of St. Paul's, Brighton, 1873-79; Vicar of St. Barnabas, Pimlico, Westminster, 1879-98. Author of Vision of the Eucharist and Other Poems (1885); Our Catholic Inheritance (1888); A Ramble through the United States, priv. printed, 1886.